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1971 William “Bill” Oman and his husband, Larry Crummer, are staying healthy during the pandemic by sheltering in place. They were in the middle of another world cruise in late March 2020 when the cruise was abruptly terminated in Western Australia. They had to scramble to make their own arrangements to get home. Fortunately, their…

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Decolonizing During a Pandemic

During her residency as the Andrew W. Mellon Artist-in-Residence at Colorado College for the 2019-20 academic year, Anna Tsouhlarakis erected two eye-catching billboards near downtown Colorado Springs. These billboards read: “I really like the way you respect Native American rights” and “It’s great how you acknowledge that Native Americans are here.” Their design — in…

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’30 We recently received word that Lois Herbert Divinsky passed away Dec. 22, 1995, in Marinette, Wisconsin. She taught public school in Chicago, Illinois, for many years. Her sister, Georgia Herbert Silliman ’43, also attended CC and passed away last year. ’37 Caroline Morrison Brown died Nov. 24, 2020, in Colorado Springs. She had a…

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Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Pivots in the Pandemic

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College rises to the occasion during the pandemic and proves that necessity really does breed creativity, from emuseums to drive-in, socially distanced performances by Denver’s renowned Buntport Theatre Company.

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A Tribute to Stephen Allen Scott, Professor of Music

Bowed Piano Ensemble

“I like the stream of great ideas seemingly pouring out of the back of Ryan’s head, the red-brick solidarity of Jonathan, Steve’s positive thumbs-up, and the fact that I look less fat than I actually am! I will cherish this shot for many years! ” —  Professor of Music Stephen Scott, commenting on the photo…

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Gift Creates New Visiting Artist Position in Dance Department

In 2020, Colorado College’s Department of Theatre and Dance received a $530,000 gift to establish the Pamela Battey Mitchell Visiting Artist-in-Residence in Contemporary Dance in honor of Hanya Holm. The gift, from Jere Mitchell, an emeritus academic cardiologist at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, is made in honor of his late wife, Pamela Battey Mitchell ’58.…

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State of the Rockies 2021

Kat Miller-Stevens

New State of the Rockies Director Kat Miller-Stevens explores the paradox of providing affordable, reliable energy while minimizing negative impacts on local and global environments.

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‘Creating a Container’: Teaching and Learning During COVID-19

Transdisciplinary artist Rosy Simas was on campus for the Spring Semester as the Department of Theatre and Dance’s first artist-in-residence, thanks to a gift that created the newly established position.

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In-Person Commencement Plans Underway for Two Classes

Commencement for the Class of 2021 will be held on Sunday, May 23, and Commencement for the Class of 2020 on Sunday, May 30. Both events will be held in person at 9 a.m. at the new downtown Weidner Field. Each graduate will be allowed to invite two guests to the event. This year’s festivities…

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From Pride to ExCCellence: The path to winning championships relies on alumni support

For John Schuler ’21, Tiger ExCCellence means more than fundraising dollars for Colorado College athletics. It is about winning championships, fueled by the financial support needed to compete for those titles consistently. “So much of what we have access to and the resources we do have are because of funding from generous donors,” the men’s…

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